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Senior Clinical Training Scholarship in Anatomical Pathology


Queen's Veterinary School Hospital and Diagnostic Pathology Laboratory at Rossdales LLP, Newmarket


The Scholarship is available from 1 June 2018, for one year in the first instance, renewable for periods of one year up to a total of three years. It is subject to an initial monitoring period of six months, and to review on an annual basis.

The Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to study for a postgraduate qualification, and it is expected that the Scholar will work towards the diploma exams of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists or the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and/or the Fellowship exams of the Royal College of Pathologists.

You will receive core training at the Queen's Veterinary School Hospital diagnostic pathology laboratory and at Rossdales LLP, Newmarket. You will be trained in diagnostic gross pathology and histopathology of all common domestic species with some additional exposure to zoo animal species and laboratory animals; will participate in the small-group teaching of veterinary students; and will undertake a research project. The training programme is approved by the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP), American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), and the Royal College of Pathologists.

Applicants must be a Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, or hold a veterinary degree qualifying them for membership. In order to comply with ECVP trainee registration requirements, the applicant must have worked or undergone training as a veterinarian in a field relevant to veterinary pathology for at least one year subsequent to graduation from veterinary school. A minimum of 12 months' experience of diagnostic pathology is desirable.

Closing date 11 March 2018

Interview date 22 March 2018

Application form (SCTS1) and information pack: contact Melissa Large on 01223 337055, or download from

Completed application form, curriculum vitae and covering letter: send to Melissa Large, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 OES, or email

Please quote reference PP14743 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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